In the age of COVID, it's also important to consider how chemical exposures influence our ability to fight disease.
The document will combine ASHRAE's and IAPMO’s respective standards to offer complimentary guidance and references.
Facility managers require resources to accomplish tasks, but other departments within the organization need the same and limited resources.
Facility owners and managers must rethink the demands of existing operations and systems to deal with rapidly fluctuating capacity.
Circadian lighting plays a special role in facilities management as long-term care homes and schools increasingly look to enhance wellbeing among seniors and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
The zero carbon project marks an evolution in warehouses and, more broadly, the potential for a lower-emitting industrial sector.
Abandonment of the Sidewalk Labs project proposed for Toronto is unfortunate, but it serves as an important lesson that building a smart city from the top down is hard.
The energy demand load has shifted in sync with much of Ontario’s workforce from commercial to home offices, prompting calls for suspension of time-of-use pricing during the current COVID-19 related upheaval
With mechanical systems nearing end of life, inadequate ventilation and other issues, the 50-year Ken Soble Tower was in critical need of an upgrade.
While museum relics are meant to be cherished and preserved long-term, the building systems that protect them are not.
Like any other significant hire, there is a benefit to working with a facility maintenance team that can deliver tangible value to your operations.
Noise complaints are a prevalent and challenging problem for facility managers. While the most common are related to a loud residential or commercial neighbour, the
Guidance related to natural ventilation, particulate filtration and compartmentalization of multi-residential HVAC systems are prominent in the list of identified "significant changes" compared to the incumbent 2016 version of the standards.
When planning retrofits or renovations for older schools, administrators have the chance to implement green, sustainable and high-performance design solutions.
When properly implemented, BIM can greatly improve the productivity and efficiencies associated with the planning and development of virtually any project. Here's how.
School plumbing systems require regular pipe flushing to keep kids safe. How sensors can help fulfill this duty amid failing grades at some facilities.
Carleton University expects to fire up a new co-generation plant at its Ottawa-based campus next spring as part of its sophomore energy master plan.